- to process (a document) with a spell checker; check the spelling of.
- a check for misspellings by using a spell checker.
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Examples from the Web for spell-check
Each time you are about to hit ‘Tweet’, spell-check yourself.15 Achievable New Year’s Resolutions
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When I typed that last word, my spell-check automatically corrected it to “country.”Lessons from Another War
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Spell-check; you are brilliant, and if not for you this essay would be unintelligible.What I'm Thankful For
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